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we have winds gusting between 35 and 40 miles an hour across much of the area early this morning. it is lowering temperatures, which are in the upper 20s and low 30s. it's giving us windchill temperatures back down into the teens. look at these current wind gust across the area. a 37-mile-per-hour gust in manassas this hour. 33-mile-per-hour gusts in the washington area. windchills in the teens and 20s. to get your saturday started, temperatures only in the low to mid-30s for the rest of this morning and staying very windy, at least through this morning's hours. as we get into this afternoon, the winds will ever so slightly start to ease up just a touch by late this afternoon into this evening. but it's still going to be an awfully breezy and cold day to be on the outside today. windbreakers and scarves necessary. as we always make that little comment, kids under 40 pounds have some rocks in the pockets. >> all right, chuck. thank you. now to that very serious weather event to the north of us. the blizzard in the northeast is causing major problems right
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now. more than 645,000 people across the region are still in the dark this morning. the snow is to blame for at least one death. a driver hit and kill ed a pedestrian in new york. >> and in connecticut, governor dan malloy has closed roads to everyone except emergency vehicles. same situation in massachusetts and rhode island. let's go to nbc's jay grey. he's live in boston. good morning, jay. >> reporter: the official count at logan airport, 21.4 inches. that's going to increase. 400,000 without power in this state. those numbersi could climb as well. the winter storm pounding the northeast since friday continued to strengthen overnight into a fierce and relentless blizzard, making matters worse, hurricane-force winds, gusts up to 75 miles an hour creating blinding conditions. the projected snowfall totals are staggering. before it's over, up to three
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feet of snow is expected in parts of new england, including boston. the storm has literally stopped most of new england nits tracks. more than 1800 cancellations at new york area airports, 4700 flights canceled nationwide. the governor of massachusetts ordered all cars off the roadways starting at 4:00. a move that made sense after this 19-car pileup in maine scattered cars across the road and into ditches. >> please, please exercise caution and use common sense. >> reporter: this historic storm is the result of two converging systems colliding over the northeast. >> the conditions are horrible. >> reporter: horrible even for veteran snowplow operators. >> last year we had a very mild winter. very mild. and i guess mother nature is making up for last year. >> reporter: mother nature delivering a powerful punch to a region still recovering from superstorm sandy, which struck just over three months ago.
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now, there is some good news in the region. both airports in new york have apparently opened and resumed flights. that's obviously not the case here in boston and won't be for quite some time. in fact, the blizzard warning here has now been extended until 1:00 this afternoon. that's the latest live here in boston. i'm jay grey. back to you now. >> jay, thank you. >> things aren't much better on the rails. acela canceled service today between new york and boston. trains between new york and d.c. will run as scheduled. amtrak is reducing service between new york and boston and will decide later today on what to do for sunday. if you have a ticket but decide not to travel because of the weather, you can get a refund or a voucher for future travel. here in d.c., most ground and air travel is not affected unless, of course, you're trying to get to an airport that's blanketed in snow. some travelers were stuck in place, many of them trying to find another way to get to their destinations. news 4's derek ward continues our team coverage.
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he's live at reagan national. >> reporter: good morning. take a look at the runway out here at reagan national. you can see planes are starting to taxi. a couple are indeed taking off. back here at the terminal, you're not really seeing the crowd we saw yesterday. that was at the height of the cancellations. i think people have gotten the word now. take a look at the cancellation board. things north, as there is no surprise about this. bangor, new york, lagaraguardia jfk. we're told some of those airports are open. again, there's nothing coming in and out. you're essentially there. even if you got to the airport, roads in those areas are closed or virtually impassable. it's going to be a challenge for a lot of folks traveling north. they've tried to make other plans. we hear that amtrak is running some trains between here and new york. if you're trying to go beyond that, you're still going to run into trouble. you might want to truck with your carrier, obviously, if you are going to try to fly to points north today. don't know if it's going to happen today.
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once these storms start to break down in new york, but again, they have the blizzard alerts until about 3:00 this afternoon. so brace yourself. we're live at reagan national. back to you. >> derek, thank you. we're going to be checking in at various spots clobbered by this blizzard throughout the hour. in our next half hour, we'll hear from a bride in connecticut trying to make the best of all the cancellations on her big wedding day today. new this morning, police shoot and kill a prince george's county woman after they say she came at them with a knife. the officers responded to an apartment complex on 53rd avenue in bladensburg. this was around 10:30 last night. that's when police say a woman pulled out a knife and charged at them. at least one officer fired a gun, killing the woman. police have not released her identity. also new this morning, students at the university of maryland are on alert again after the fourth armed robbery in just two weeks. the latest one happened just off campus last night around 11:00 along lakeland road near rhode island avenue. umd police say two armed men
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held up a group of people as they walked down the street. four armed robberies have happened on or near the campus in the last two weeks. another one happened just thursday night when police say someone held a woman at gunpoint. that suspect is still on the run. police are warning students not to walk alone at night. do you live in the district? then today might be a good day to get your taxes done. the annual d.c. tax and financial services fair is beginning on this morning. d.c. residents can have their taxes prepared by an irs certified tax preparer for free. the event is hosted by d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton, and it's happening at the washington convention center today from 10:00 a.m. to noon. you have to be a district resident to attend. >> it's that time. 9:06 right now. this morning, the president's travel plans after he delivers tuesday's state of the yawnon address. plus, the plans in the works to possibly give federal workers a pay raise. and we've got live pictures as that winter storm slams the
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the white house has not said what the president will cover in his speeches. well, your smart phone, it might just be the motivation you need to keep up that diet and exercise into the new year. plus, it's mind over matter for one group. their inspiration for running around d.c. with next to nothing on. now over to chuck. >> they should have waited a weekend. no doubt about that. our tower camera shaking in the howling northwesterly wind. how long will that stick around, and when is our next chance for a winter weather of our own? we'll talk about thatment coing up. [ male announcer ] so there's lots of people out there who aren't happy with their internet. [ spokesman ] hi, are you lindsay? yes. did you say, "my internet's so slow it's like a car with no gas"? yes. [ male announcer ] well lindsay, you're about to get verizon fios quantum, america's fastest, most reliable internet. so that's what you used to have...
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today, first lady michelle obama will head to chicago to honor a 15-year-old killed last month. she'll be laid to rest days after performing at some of president obama's inauguration festivities here in d.c. almost two weeks ago, she was hanging out with friends at a park when she was shot and
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killed. she was a band majorette for her high school. illinois governor pat quinn will also attend today's service. this morning, despite broadening search efforts, there is still no sign of a former l.a. cop accused of killing three people, including a police officer. these are new photos of christopher dorner taken last month by surveillance camera. investigators searched his mother's home last night. they also continue to scour the mountains just out l.a. despite heavy snowfall. police say dorner is acting out a manifesto he wrote, planning to execute former lapd colleagues and their family members after he was fired from the force in 2008. an alabama prosecutor says we may never know the motive behind the school bus shooting that led to a 5-year-old boy being held hostage. a district attorney says jimmy lee dykes wants to go on live television to make a statement but never told negotiators what he wanted to say. police say he shot and killed a school bus driver last week
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before taking a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker. dykes was killed in an fbi operation to rescue the boy. today's the start of what many in louden county hope will be an annual tradition. the first annual louden health and fitness fair is happening today. it runs from 10:00 this morning until 3:00 this afternoon in leesburg. park and admission are free. remember, we're just about a month away from the nbc 4 health and fitness expo. it's the 20th year for the event. it runs from march 16th and 17th at the washington convention center. speaking of health department, we're a little more than a month into the new year. so come on, be honest, how are those 2013 fitness and diet goals going for you? if you feel like you might need an extra little push, it turns out some apps could help keep you on track. one month into the new year and that resolution to get fit so
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easily falls behind. >> there's a saying in spanish. the sheet stuck to me. there are some mornings where the sheets are definitely sticking to me. >> this working mom admits time is limited and motivation doesn't always come easy, which is why she taps into her personal trainer on her smart phone. >> i use the nexercise app. it's great because you can actually keep it on your body while you're working out. it logs your workout. i use it when i run, when i work out here in my home. >> the d.c.-based app is like a gps tracker for weight loss. it's also a game pitting you up against your friends. >> we can nudge each other to say, i haven't seen you working out in a while. when i see my friends jumping me in points, i'm like, no, i have to get in a workout today. when i see where i land in those points, i'm like, maybe i can get in another walk at
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lunchtime. >> apps have all kinds of incentives for breaking a sweat. with the app gym pack, commit to the days you're going to work out and how much you're willing to pay if you miss one. at the end of the day, those who skip the gym feed the pool and the dedicated split money. for those forgetful of what they ate or did, fitbit is like a diary for logging food and weight and it even works offline. and one app gaining traction is called moves. carry your phone in your pocket or bag and it tracks your daily steps whether you're walking, running, driving or cycling. and once you get home and want to cook, download gojee. it'll help you make delicious stuff that's healthy. go through your pantry or refrigerator and pick out foods you already bought. just enter them into the app, and it's going to come up with healthy recipes that include mo most of them. she uses multiple apps, saying the more you tap, the more you
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stay on track. >> you have to have the nutrition, you have to have the fitness, you have to have the support. >> and don't forget a little fun. >> all of these apps you can use on an iphone or android. for more info, head to our website, nbcwashington.com. search diet apps. >> i like the one you can make some money off of it. >> oh, yeah. i know. >> i like that. >> that's some motivation. >> i like the fact that i didn't have to test any of them out. notice my stand-up was in the refrigerator. >> do you get double credit since you're exercising for two? >> i don't know about that. >> you should. if there's money on the line -- >> that mub something they can add to the app. >> a little money on the line, some times two bonuses. good things to have on your side. if you're going to go outside today, do a little jog, a bike ride, plan on going from the northwest side of your neighborhood to the southeast side. that way you've got a really strong tail wind all the way. getting back could be a whole other matter.
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the winds outside are ferocious early this morning, averaging 25 to 35 miles per hour sustained. we've had winds gusting way over 40 miles an hour several times. it's a good looking day to be outside. there's the view from our city camera view panning back towards the city of washington. just some fair weather clouds out there today. off to the cloud races. these guys are going by quickly thanks to all the wind energy outside. 33, that's our current temperature in washington. a sustained wind now from the northwest averaging 28 miles per hour. again, winds are gusting higher than that at times. so air temperatures, upper 20s and low 30s around most of the metro area right now. but the windchills are still in the teens and low 20s. so heavy winter jackets and scarves and hats and gloves all required for today. your hour by hour temperatures on their way up. slowly but steadily. it's going to stay windy all day long today. high temperature closing in on
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40 degrees around 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 this afternoon. trending right back down below the freezing mark by about 8:00 or 9:00 this evening under a clear sky. the winds will be fading back. a little cooler in northern maryland where highs will stay in the mid-30s. nothing to worry about as far as snow is concerned with all the talk of the big blizzard. here's where the center of it is now. look at that fetch of moisture off the gulf of maine. boston is at number six in all-time snowstorms now. they may be able to crack the top three or four in boston. already a record snowfall now in portland, maine. when you set snowfall records in the great state of maine, that's a lot of snow. for us, nothing to worry about. just a lot of wind today. hold on to your hats and young kids today. the wind will fade away tonight. mostly clear sky will allow for a cold start tomorrow morning but without so much of a wind problem. then tomorrow we'll start out with sunshine but clouds coming back in quickly.
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by the early morning hours of monday morning, most of this is going to be rain, but interstate 81, shenandoah valley, northern ya maryland, we may have to watch out for the possibility of wintry weather. for today, wind is your main concern. winds 25 to 35 here for the rest of the this morning. through this afternoon, winds still in the 20 to 30-mile-per-hour range. with temperatures in the mid to upper 30s, it's going to be a chilly one indeed. for this evening, winds back down into the 10 to 20-mile-per-hour range. that won't be too bad at all. here's your all-important seven-day forecast. 39 and tons of wind outside today. tomorrow, sun to start, clouds to finish. rain chances for your monday. again a little chance of some wintry weather first thing monday morning. but snow lovers, my fingers are crossed wednesday, wednesday night, thursday another storm looks to be forming off the coastline here. could be rain. could be snow. doing everything i can, snow lovers, to try and make this one a snowstorm. >> what can you do?
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>> well -- >> just hope and pray? >> come on, please. >> all right. >> do a little dance. a snow dance. >> my dancing wouldn't help. >> all right. thanks, chuck. today, hundreds will strip down and brave the cold for a good cause. it's all part of the annual cupid's undie run later this afternoon which will be going across the country, including here in the nation's capital. the run helps raise money for the children's tumor foundation. this year 17 different cities are hosting events and hoping to raise more than $1 million for the charity. can't help but get distracted. today's race starts on pennsylvania avenue southeast and heads west on to independence avenue. then it goes up first street pass the u.s. capital and the supreme court. these roads will be closed for the run, which goes from 1:00 to 3:30 this afternoon. >> may want to consider the long underwear today. in parts of asia, more than 1.5 billion people are getting ready for the lunar new year. tomorrow marks the beginning of the year of the snake.
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markets are busy with people buying food and putting up decorations. it's observed by many as a three-day holiday. people will be celebrating this lunar new year in our area too. fair oaks mall is holding a celebration today from 1:00 to 6:00. and our lady of vietnam catholic church has a mass tonight at 6:00. "the washington post" is filling its newest edition of kids post with lots of activities and fun facts for children. here's a preview. >> good morning. this week on kids post on tv, the reigning champion of american dog breeds, a book every animal must read, and the president who probably used a step stool to lead. joining us once again is tracy grant of washington post kids post. nice to see you. >> great to be with you. >> first, you're looking to president abraham lincoln's birthday. >> that's right. we have this wonderful poster. these guys made history, a look at our presidents.
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you referenced the president who needed a step stool to lead, james madison, our fourth president. he was only 5'4" tall. we have lots of fun facts. who was the first president to see the pacific ocean, who was the teddy bear named after. all in sunday's kids post. fun facts about the presidents. >> very cool. kids will like that. next, this week's featured book, the one and only ivan. >> late last month t won the newbury prize. it's the best children's book. it's a wonderful story of ivan the silverback gorilla who is kept in a glass cage in a mall. it's actually based on a true story. but it's written sort of like his journal. it's wonderful, and i would recommend it for a read aloud for first graders all the way up to high schoolers and adults. really wonderful. we have an interview with the author in tuesday's kids post. >> we're getting that for my son for sure.
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okay. you're also previewing a big event next week for big dogs. >> that's right. the westminster kennel club dog show is monday and tuesday. in monday's kids post, we come out with the akc list of the most popular dogs. number one for the 22nd year in a row is the labrador retriever. german shepherd, golden retriever, beagle, and the bulldog. there's a real trend towards big dogs in america. we have all that in monday's kids post. >> all very cute. all right, tracy. thanks so much. for some fun family activities, visit nbcwashington.com or washingtonpost.com and click on kids post. that's kids post on tv this week. we have more on the campus alert sent out at the university of maryland overnight. and new this morning, what happened at a bladensburg apartment complex that led to shots fired and a woman dead. plus, how you can put your two cents in on how to ease traffic frustrations in the district. and another system could shake up your workweek. chuck is fine tuning the forecast now.
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we have a live view right now from boston, massachusetts. this is the bulls eye of that major storm. you can see that the weather channel reporter there setting up for another live shot. they've been working around the clock. this is a storm that's been crippling on so many fronts, including transportation, even some flight miss our area being impacted this morning as well. >> live pictures now from reagan national airport. a few cancellations, nothing compared to yesterday, but of course if you do have plans to travel to boston, new york city, anywhere in the northeast, really, you're going to want to call ahead. a lot of delays happening over there. >> good morning, everybody. it's 9:30. welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie goff. >> i'm richard jordan. here's a look at some of the other stories we're following today. police shoot and kill a prince
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george's county woman after the cops say she tried to attack them. officers shot the woman after they say she charged them with a knife. her identity has not been released. another armed robbery overnight near the university of maryland. umd police saying two men held up a group walking down lakeland road last night. this is just off campus. this marks the fourth robbery on or near the campus in just two weeks. and back to the snow that is still coming down in the northeast. boston has received 21 inches while portland, maine, has a new record with 29 inches. that's nothing compared to milford, connecticut, which has experienced 38 inches of snow. it just keeps on coming down there. >> around here, don't deceived. the sun is out, but the wind, it's just blowing. >> sure is. let's go to meteorologist chuck bell. >> we have everything we need for a great blizzard here in washington except for the snow, unfortunately. we have all the wind we would have needed if we could have
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just had a little snow around here. it would have been quite a storm to look at. unfortunately for us, all we have is wind-whipped sunshine out there early this morning. some fast-moving low clouds across the area. temperatures are not going to budge too much today thanks to this northwesterly wind. we're just barely above the freezing mark now. winds are out of the northwest averaging 28 miles per hour. check out these wind gusts still. a 39-mile-per-hour wind gust in leesburg this hour. 36 at andrews air force base. nearly 40 miles per hour at the inner harbor in baltimore. very, very windy and chilly today. windchills rating now only in the teens and 20s. windchills will stay in the 20s to around freezing all day long. the rest of the weekend forecast coming up. the snow is still falling throughout the northeast this morning. many cities are seeing or close to seeing record snowfalls this weekend. >> one of those cities is boston, where the weather channel's jim cantore is right now with more. >> reporter: officially at boston, this is kind of what puts this into history.
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portland, maine, all-time record snow at 29-point something inches. either way, it's a huge snowstorm. boston here at 21.8 as of 7:00 a.m. that's sixth all time. they'll probably go into the top five. concord, new hampshire, top three all time. new york city, a foot. there are parts of long island, connecticut, rhode island, and massachusetts that have gotten over 30 impnches of snow. maine as well. many are in the 30-inch club. my hat's off to the city of boston. hands down. this thing was coming in two inches an hour. they have not stopped. we're talking about sidewalks that are clear, roads are clear. the good news is everybody's heeding the advice and staying off the roads. now, though, we are seeing connecticut, we are seeing rhode island basically close all roadways there. now they have to get back in there and clean all the mess up. the good choice was governor t patrick here.
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he closed them before the storm. back to you. >> jim cantore in boston. new york police are working to get dozens of stranded cars off the long island expressway. between 60 and 100 cars are stuck in the snow. people started getting stranded friday afternoon and things got progressively worse because the snow started piling up. police say there haven't been any reported jaurs out there. the snowy weather turned at least one connecticut man into a local hero. orland small drives a tow truck in the kbrgranite state. he spent the day driving around rescuie ining people who have g stuck. >> no job too big or small for us. >> the tow truck is on the way? >> yes, it is. it will always be on the way. that's what we do. we're always on the way to get you when you need us. >> small agrees with leaders around the region. if you don't have to go out, stay off the road.
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the district is hoping for your input. plenty of people this morning will sound off about transportation in the city. d-dot is hosting today's move d.c. idea exchange. the district wants anyone who lives, works, or travels through the city to come share their ideas about transportation. it's happening at the martin luther king memorial lay brar in chinatown. it started just a few minutes ago and lasts until 3:00 p.m. meanwhile, track work on two metro lines could cause delays for you this weekend. on the red line, trains will single track between shady grove and twin brook and between rhode island avenue and tacoma. on the orange line, you're going to see trains sharing a track between boston and west falls church and also between stadium armory and cheverly. work lasts through tomorrow night. the time right now is 9:35. what a waiter said to a rude customer that earned him a special honor. and how one bride won't let this northeast blizzard ruin her wedding day. weddinmy mom doesn't drink starbucks coffee
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this morning, a special honor for a waiter who stood up for a boy with special needs. michael garcia was barely able to hold back the tears as the boy's school in houston, texas, thanked him. three weeks ago, garcia was at work when a customer sat down and started making comments about 5-year-old milo who has down syndrome. his parents are regulars in the restaurant, so garcia refused service. >> i heard the man say, special needs children need to be special somewhere else. at that point it was like, okay, done, no more. i'm sorry i can't serve you. it's just not right. >> he is so precious. as if standing up for the boy weren't enough, garcia made another huge gesture. he presented a check worth more than $1100 for the school. taking little kids out to dinner is usually a recipe for disaster, but one washington
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state couple with apparently good parenting skills received an unexpected surprise. chris and laura king went out with their kids, ages 2, 3, and 8. restaurant was so impressed with the children's good behavior, they gave the family a discount on their meal. it even said so on the receipt. a friend posted the bill online earlier this week, and the story just took off from there. $4 off. >> wow. see, we're the family that gets our meal paid for by a stranger because they feel bad for us. >> well, that's even better. >> oh, gosh. coming up, changes ahead for an nbc show after one actress calls it quits. and how the northeast blizzard caused a change of plans in the wild world of sports. now to chuck. oh, it's a windy way to get your weekend started. the winds are not going to be here all weekend, but there's a chance anyway of a more winter weather coming our way. we'll talk about your weekend forecast coming up.
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today's a major day for tech giant microsoft. it's their first attempt at building a pc itself. the seattle times calls it faster and more powerful than a new desk top or laptop and could be the perfect ltablet for many business people. next week maryland senator ben carden will renew his call for national parks to honor h r harriet tubman. he says he will also support a resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of tubman's death. despite the snow, a happy couple in connecticut will tie the knot today. i'm serious.
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they'll get married at the hilton hotel in hartford despite the massive snowstorm. sister station wvit talked to the bride yesterday and asked how she's doing with the storm. >> it's been great. i mean, all of our friends are here. all of our family is here. they're supporting us. we're just getting through the day and going to make it to our ceremony tomorrow afternoon. everything is going to be great. it's our winter wonderland w wedding. >> the happy couple says they expect around 160 people at their wedding today and won't be going anywhere soon. governor dan malloy has banned any road travel today except for emergency vehicles. >> so they'll have to work. >> so much for their honeymoon to colorado to go snow skiing. they don't have to go anywhere. >> one of our viewers recommended that the bride and groom invite stranded travelers to the reception to avoid paying for all the no shows. you know the hotel is probably still going to rake in for those that don't show up. >> absolutely. who doesn't want a free piece of
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cake? outside, our intrepid reporter jay grey. >> you can't tell, but that's jay. >> he looks like he's ready to rob a bank. it's a very, very nice day to be outside in the boston area as long as you like to shovel. where's your shovel, jay? >> he's not listening to us. >> he's frozen solid. >> he heard me asking if he had a shovel ready. he can't hear anymore. >> a real snowman. >> outside for us, an awful lot of wind on the way. no snow for us unfortunately. the storm just was not able to fire up off the coast far enough down to where we could see much. we did see a little light snow late, late, late last night just passing snowflakes. that was it. no accumulations of any kind around our area. now with a bright blue sky overhead and fair weather clouds drifting by, it's going to be a really windy day today. there are white caps visible out on the potomac this morning. any time you can see white caps
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on the potomac, you know it's a windy day. 33 degrees right now in washington. the winds remain out of the northwest. this is averaging 28 miles per hour. the winds are regularly gusting between 30 and 40-plus miles an hour across the area. so kite fliers, be ready. you better have a pretty strong rope tied to that kite today. 30 in gaithersburg. rochville and bethesda all in the upper 20s still. 31 now in buoy. with that wind out there, look at windchills now. 11 the current windchilln hagersto hagerstown. generally upper teens to around 20 for windchills around the area. if you're planning to go outside here in the next couple hour, windchills in the teens and low 20s for the remainder of your saturday morning. wind jackets for sure. little ear muffs wouldn't hurt
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your cause either. alexandria, virginia, your hometown forecast. 30 degrees now. up to about 38, 39 degraes for a high today in the middle of the around. with a fading breeze and a clear sky, temperatures are going to fall quickly tonight. well below freezing by 11:00. mid-20s to get your sunday morning started. even a lot of teens on the map. for today, plenty of sunshine and plenty of wind. highs today, upper 30s to around 40 degrees. no snow for us. nothing showing up on doppler too close to us. up here across new york and new england, again, 21 inches so far in boston. across much of central and southern connecticut, there are widespread reports of 30 to 36 inches of snow all across southern parts of connecticut. so we missed out on this one. there will be chances for winter weather coming our way. not today. windy and sunny and cold for today. another real cold start coming
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tomorrow morning. teens and 20s. bright sunshine early tomorrow. by early morning, predawn hours of monday morning as the rain comes in, there may be enough cold air for a little wintry mix first thing. predawn hours of monday morning before that all changes over to just plain old rain. so your saturday. for the rest of this morning, winds in the 25 to 35-mile-per-hour range and teens to low 20s for windchills. this afternoon, winds coming down just a bit but with temperatures only in the upper 30s it's going to stay a cold day. for this evening, again, bundle up. it's going to be a chilly one. tomorrow, much, much nicer. sunshine to start, clouds to finish tomorrow. it'll be a dry sunday. if you want to get something done outside, tomorrow will be a much better day to do it. then again a little chance of wintry weather early monday morning but not looking for big problems there. snow lovers and myself included, looking towards wednesday, wednesday night, thursday another storm coming. this one is going to try and
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form, close enough to give us a chance for snow. >> you'll get your shovel out. >> my shovel has been buried since 2010. >> i know. my dad bought the snow blower after snowmageddon. he hasn't gotten his money worth. >> totally his fault. we haven't gotten an inch since. >> thanks, chuck. the snow has canceled more than 5,000 flits throughout the day, affecting thousands of travelers. that includes several pro and college sports teams. the new york knicks are stuck in minnesota. they're trying to get back to the big apple for a game tomorrow. and the san antonio spurs have to stay in detroit before their game tomorrow against the bar k brooklyn nets. the capitals try to notch their third win of the season tonight. >> and the wizards continue to surprise everyone. it's all in this morning's sports minute. >> gad saturday morning, everyone. i'm carol maloney. your sports minute starts on the ice.
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capitals with the league worst 2-8-1 record. they'll welcome in division foe florida tonight. their main issue has been penalties, allowing 15 power play goals this season. another league worst, including tlae on thursday to pittsburgh. general manager george mcafee knows what has to change. >> the two areas we must get better in is keeping pucks out of our net. that starts by not taking as many penalties and protectsing the goalies more. they've got to be better. >> to the hardwood. wizards hosting the nets, celebrating the chinese new year at verizon center. also celebrating great defense. john wall with the steal, finish i s with the dunk. wizards defense not done yet. later in the quarter, the block and it's wall off and running. pretty move and pass to tref vor
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for the slam. that's your sports minute. i'm carol maloney. hope your saturday is a good one. we have breaking news just in to our news room. we're getting reports of a strong 7.0-earthquake in southern colombia, possibly off the coast. news crews in the region saying so far there are no reports of major damage, no injuries. again a 7.0 earthquake in southern colombia. we'll pass along any new information as we learn it. time right now is 9:52. the star of a hit nbc sitcom makes a major announcement about her future on the show. you're watching news 4 today. [ mom ] dear chex cereal,
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one of the stars of the nbc sitcom "up all night" is leaving the show. christina applegate says, quote, the show has take an different creative direction, end quote, and is moving on to other projects. the show starred her and will
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arnett as a couple with a new baby. it struggled with ratings, as it's seen several changes in the producer ranks and its camera format. justin bieber will be hosting and performing tonight on "saturday night live." his fans prove why they are considered some of the most loyal in music. fans defied mother nature yesterday lining up in the snow to try to snag tickets for tonight's show. because of the storm, snl officials decided to give out stand-by tickets last night instead of waiting until this morning. they also decided to feed these loyal fans, giving them some pizza while they waited in the cold. you can watch justin bieber host and perform on "saturday night live." that starts at 11:30 here on nbc 4. before we go, we want to take you live out to boston, massachusetts. we've been reporting all morning that this has been the bulls eye of this blizzard. you can see jim cantore there getting all suited up. where's his gloves?
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>> he was saying how well boston is faring because they've had those plows out all night long to sweep away the snow they have. >> i want to say his last report was 21 inches. >> 21.8 officially. that's at logan airport so far. they're still getting snow there. they could get another five or six. it's the sixth largest snowfall in boston history now. they might make third or fourth place before all is said and done. >> wow. what was so terrible is they had that snow that was snowing sideways because of the wind. it was ferocious. here in the d.c. area, we were feeling the impact of that as well. >> we had everything we needed for a blizzard except the snow. >> maybe next time. >> that's going to wrap it up for the addition of news 4 today. >> we'll be back here tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. until then, have a great saturday. ♪
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